Press Releases

  • Who is Watching WellPoint's Profits? Proposition 45 Will Provide Accountability, says Consumer Watchdog Campaign

    July 30 2014 6:12 PM ET

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Proposition 45 campaign today said that WellPoint's massive $731.1 million second quarter profit underscores the need for Proposition 45's protections against health insurance price gouging.

  • TOTVS: 2Q14 - Earnings Release

    July 30 2014 6:06 PM ET

    SAO PAULO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • How to Get a Body Like Your Favorite Superstars

    July 30 2014 6:04 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who are having trouble attaining their superstar dream body through diet and exercise alone are increasingly turning to plastic surgery to get the results they want. Beverly Hills Physicians is a Los Angeles medical group that provides popular cosmetic surgery procedures including breast augmentation, buttock enhancements, and liposuction, just to name a few.

  • S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Treatment of Stock Dividend for Discovery Communications in S&P 500

    July 30 2014 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA):

  • Ctrip Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

    July 30 2014 6:00 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China ("Ctrip" or the "Company"), today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

    Highlights for the Second Quarter of 2014

  • 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards" Nominated Singer Kelly Rowland Teams Up With Caress® To #AmpYourFab In Time For The Awards

    July 30 2014 6:00 PM ET

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Rowland, award-winning singer and style icon, and Caress® body wash are inspiring women to make everyday a little more fabulous - just in time for the 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards." Rowland will be sharing photos as she tests out her look for the VMAs and is inviting fans to get ready with her in the #AmpYourFab photo contest.  From July 30th - August 13th, fans can enter the contest with their pictures inspired by the singer's photo for a chance to win* prizes and a shout out on Twitter from Rowland herself during the live red car

  • Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices

    July 30 2014 5:57 PM ET

    TEMPE, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is still time to share your procurement and supply chain organization's success. The 10th Annual Institute for Supply Management® – Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management is open for submissions.  The annual competition is designed to further the understanding and importance of supply management by recognizing supply management organizations that demonstrate innovation, leadership and best supply management practices.  Entries are due August 22, 2014.

  • Students at Carnegie Mellon's Integrated Innovation Institute Tackle Acquaintance/Date-Rape Crisis with Marketable Solutions

    July 30 2014 5:56 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid increasing reports of sexual assaults among college students, the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is applying its distinctive innovation approach to accelerate marketable solutions to combat acquaintance/date rape.

  • Celestica recognized by CIO Magazine as one of its CIO 100 Award winners

    July 30 2014 5:55 PM ET

    Honorees receive award during CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony

    TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global
    leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions today
    announced it was named to the 2014 CIO 100, which is developed by IDG's
    CIO Magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations
    around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and
    strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

  • RE/MAX Luxury Report on Chicago Real Estate: $1 Million-Plus Homes Selling More Quickly So Far This Year

    July 30 2014 5:55 PM ET

    CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The luxury segment of the metropolitan Chicago real estate market experienced relatively steady market conditions during the first half of 2014, with one notable exception.  Luxury homes sold much more quickly in the January-June period than they did in recent years, according to the RE/MAX Luxury Report on Chicago Real Estate, a bimonthly analysis of home sales at $1 million plus.  

  • Platte River Equity Announces the Sale of The WellMark Company to Dover

    July 30 2014 5:52 PM ET

    DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") today announced the sale of its portfolio company, The WellMark Company ("WellMark"), to Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) ("Dover").  Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, WellMark is a leading manufacturer of flow control solutions for systems used in the oil and gas and

  • Bulk TV Delivers Five Star HDTV Solution to The Umstead Hotel and Spa

    July 30 2014 5:52 PM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV), a leading provider of television solutions to hotels nationwide announces their partnership with The Umstead Hotel and Spa to provide the DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) throughout the property's 123 guestrooms and 27 suites.  This elite free-to-guest TV solution transforms the in-room entertainment experience by offering guests a full residential channel lineup with over 100 channels from DIRECTV.

  • IAP Worldwide Announces Additions to Leadership Team

    July 30 2014 5:51 PM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. ("IAP" or the "Company") announced the addition of two key executives. Douglas Kitani joined IAP as Chief Executive Officer and Terry DeRosa joined IAP as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Doug will report to the Board of Directors and Terry will report to the CEO and the Board of Directors.

  • Congressman Fattah Announces $3 Million Award to Drexel University to Expand Minority Representation in STEM Fields

    July 30 2014 5:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the lead appropriator for the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced today that Drexel University was awarded $3.175 million from the agency to significantly increase the number of students completing high quality degree programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

  • 2015 Ford Transit proves to be valuable member of Kansas City businesses

    July 30 2014 5:30 PM ET

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it apart from the competition. Those who have been considering adding the Transit to their team are sure to appreciate that the commercial van is all-new for the 2015 model year, and the redesign has helped to make the spacious Transit more versatile than ever.

  • The Foundation for Women's Cancer to Host 7th Annual Race for Awareness at Arlington Park

    July 30 2014 5:29 PM ET

    CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Foundation for Women's Cancer, in partnership with WeROC (Women Encouraging Research of Ovarian Cancer), will be holding its annual fundraising event on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Arlington Park Racecourse. 

  • Spirit AeroSystems Announces New Board Member

    July 30 2014 5:20 PM ET

    WICHITA, Kan., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced the appointment of John L. Plueger to its board of directors effective immediately.

  • STAG Industrial Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    July 30 2014 5:17 PM ET

    BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAG Industrial, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: STAG), a real estate company focused on the acquisition and management of single-tenant industrial properties throughout the United States, today announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2014.

    Second Quarter Highlights:

  • AUA Responds to Important New IOM Report on Graduate Medical Education Funding and Governance

    July 30 2014 5:17 PM ET

    BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs." The below statement is attributable to AUA Public Policy Council Vice Chair Dr. Christopher Gonzalez.

  • NACCO Industries, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    July 30 2014 5:17 PM ET

    CLEVELAND, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) today announced a net loss of $3.6 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, and revenues of $200.4 million for the 2014 second quarter, compared with net income of $5.1 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, and revenues of $196.0 million in the second quarter of 2013.